Why LevasFlor Hardwoods?

The elegance of unique african hardwoods from the heart of Mozambique

Sustainability

Because it comes from sustainably managed forests, meaning our forest concession should still be there for the grandchildren and great grand-kids of our LevasFlor communities and be able to soak up carbon emissions and keep our air clean for generations to come, as well as a being haven for wildlife.

People

Because we have a strong commitment towards our neighbouring communities: more than 95% of LevasFlor employees are locally recruited. We ensure that free housing, health, education and entertainment is offered to every singe worker and their relatives.

Quality

Because we have a newly equipped sawmill, carpentry and drying kilns to guarantee high quality standards for all our products. We provide regular trainings and capacity building for our teams to ensure we deliver the best quality products at competitive prices.

Levasflor is a Swedish owned, Mozambican Forestry Company with a 15-year history operating in the Sofala province. With a forest concession of 46 000 hectares (114 000 acres) of Miombo woodlands and 180 employees, we are the only FSC certified company in the Mozambican natural timber industry that holds a certificate in Forest management. We deliver all kinds of sustainable wooden products to primarily local market.

Our unique hardwoods

LevasFlor Miombo forest offers very long lasting hardwoods that is naturally beautiful with amazing & unique patterns and textures from Mozambican soil. Each specie has its own unique patterns and features which will make your piece of furniture, flooring or house truly one of a kind.
Pterocarpus angolensis

Pterocarpus angolensis

Umbila, kiaat, wild teak

Known as wild teak, is one of the most highly demanded timber species in Southern Africa. The heartwood makes for high-quality furniture, as it is easily worked and takes a fine polish. Engraving results becomes at its sharpest.

Millettia stuhlmannii

Millettia stuhlmannii

Panga panga

The exotic looking accentuated grain pattern is well known across the world. Panga panga is closely related to the coarser grained Wenge and is highly priced in the luxury furniture industry, and also used for turning blanks, trinkets and other high end uses.

Afzelia quanzensis

Afzelia quanzensis

Chanfuta, doussie

Chanfuta oxidises from a fresh cut yellow to a deep red. The wood is dense, stable and transforms easily. It is closely related to the well known Doussie and is highly priced all across Africa. Fine carpentry and flooring are common uses.

Erythrophleum suaveolens

Erythrophleum suaveolens

Missanda, tali

Locally called Missanda and widely known as Tali, it can be used as a substitute for Azobe (Lophira alata). Exceptional good for resistant carpentry works, aquatic applications and it makes an excellent decking.

Cleistanthus schlechteri

Cleistanthus schlechteri

N'cua

N'cua has an amazing dark reddish colour and it is extremely durable. It shows a living cathedral grain pattern that responds very well to all finishing treatments.

Burkea africana

Burkea africana

Wild syringa

Wild syringa is extremely hard and resistant wood, varying from deep red in the color to yellow brown. It is a solid wood well adapted for outdoors conditions.

Breonadia microcephala

Breonadia microcephala

Mugonha

From the same family as the Quinine tree, Mugonha has an intense, musty and almost smokey fragrance. The wood is oily with a beautiful yellow striped grain, and has had multiple traditional uses.

Spirostachys africana

Spirostachys africana

Tambotie

Our most priced wood, with almost magical reputation. African sandalwood is hard as iron, with the most beautiful pattern and a fragrance that anyone would remember.

Brachystegia spiciformis

Brachystegia spiciformis

Msasa

The most abundant commercial species of our well managed Forest, Msasa has an amazing honey colour, making it a perfect choice for wall panneling, skirting and false ceiling

Julbernardia globiflora

Julbernardia globiflora

Red Msasa

Extraordinary beautiful timber ideally for turning with heartwood dark red brown and lighter towards the periphery.

Ambligonocarpus andogensis

Ambligonocarpus andogensis

Banga wanga

Get in Touch

If you have any questions, feel free to contact us. If you don't get any answer immediately, is because the signal in the forest isn't always perfect! We will revert as soon as possible.

Find us at the office

Rua de Cabo Verde, nr. 764, Esturro, Beira (Mozambique)

Give us a ring

Claudia Esteves or Nils von Sydow

claudia@levasflor.com or nils@levasflor.com
+258 849 377 941 or +258 868 778 287
Mon - Fri, 7:30-19:00

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